Case Report on Familial Maxillomandibular Synostosis- A Rare Presentation

Authors

  • Richa Chaudhary Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi, Maharashtra, India
  • Bhavana Lakhkar Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi, Maharashtra, India
  • Sachin Damke Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi, Maharashtra, India
  • Sham Lohiya Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi, Maharashtra, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v39i1.25992

Keywords:

case report, familial, maxillomandibular synostosis

Abstract

Congenital maxillomandibular synostosis is a rare congenital deformity associated with fusion between maxilla and mandible. We report a case of a five years old child who presented with inability to open her mouth since birth. Similar history was present in the elder sister. Diagnosis of familial congenital synostosis was made and was surgically managed.

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Author Biographies

Richa Chaudhary, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi, Maharashtra, India

Department of Paediatrics

Bhavana Lakhkar, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi, Maharashtra, India

Department of Paediatrics

Sachin Damke, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi, Maharashtra, India

Department of Paediatrics

Sham Lohiya, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi, Maharashtra, India

Department of Paediatrics

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Published

2019-04-27

How to Cite

Chaudhary, R., Lakhkar, B., Damke, S., & Lohiya, S. (2019). Case Report on Familial Maxillomandibular Synostosis- A Rare Presentation. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 39(1), 49–52. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v39i1.25992

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Case Reports